Tag: "bacillus" at biology news
Will the plague pathogen become resistant to antibiotics?
...eral antibiotics has also been found in the plague bacillus
Yersinia pestis, gene sequence researchers report....the multiresistance plasmid acquired by the plague bacillus
is widespread in environmental bacteria reinforces this warning". There have been many plague epi...
Tuberculosis: The bacillus takes refuge in adipose cells
...t Pasteur has recently shown that the tuberculosis bacillus
hides from the immune system in its host's fat cel...r fighting tuberculosis. Attempts to eradicate the bacillus
entirely from infected individuals should take these newly identified reservoir cells into account....
Newly identified mechanism helps explain why people of African descent are more vulnerable to TB
...anism by which human macrophages kill the tubercle bacillus
has remained an additional puzzle. Innate immunit...hages were stimulated by molecules of the tubercle bacillus
that trigger Toll-like receptors, the research team found that cells cultured in serum provided by A...
Dangerous tricksters: Some bacterie use immune cells to reproduce
...hodococcus equi is closely related to the tubercle bacillus
(Mycobacterium tuberculosis). Since macrophages are the main target of Rhodococcus in the horse's lung, a lot of rhodococci are found there during an infection. In the Bonn Institute of Cell Biology Eugenia Fernandez and Marco Polidori in Professor...